Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
The Gophers are scheduled to compete at two meets this weekend
Four Gophers earned personal best times at the Stanford Invitational
Minnesota competes at the USF Collegiate and the Stanford Invitational this week
Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished 23rd in the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championships (9:54.27) ran her season-best time of 9:45.81 in the 3,000m at the Iowa State Classic, finishing seventh. Outdoor: Finished 16th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (10:14.87) placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships with the third-best time in Minnesota history (10:14.07) runner-up at the Drake Relays (10:15.37) second in the 3,000m at the Musco Twilight (9:37.16) Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Member of the eighth-place distance medley relay team that ran 11:36.63 at the Big Ten Championships placed eighth in the Iowa State Classic mile run (4:51.74) took sixth in the 3000m (9:49.51) at the Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Finished 16th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary Round finished eighth in the steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships (10:21.45) also competed in the 5,000m at the Big Ten meet (17:15.85) became the No. 3 steeplechase performer in Minnesota history with a time of 10:18.60 at the Stanford Invite also competed in the 1,500m during the season, with a season best of 4:32.73 Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season - Indoor: Took tenth in the mile (5:12.66) at the Parents Day Open finished 20th in the 3,000m at Iowa State Classic with a time of 10:03.54 placed fifth in the 3,000m at the Minnesota Open with a time of 10:20.00. Outdoor: Came in 11th in the 3,000m (10:19.98) at the Jim Click Shootout finished seventh at the Big Ten championships in the 3,000m steeplechase with a mark of 10:33.66 qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the steeplechase.
2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2009 graduate of White Bear Lake High School high school coach was Patti Percival four-time all-state honoree in cross country placed fourth as a junior (2007) and fifth as a senior (2008) in Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships 2008 Suburban East Conference champion three-time all-state performer in track, twice in 1,600m and once in 3,200m earned six letters in cross country and five in track and Nordic skiing.
Personal: Born January 28, 1991 given name is Katelyn undecided on a major daughter of Matt and Laura Moraczewski, both who competed at St. Thomas has an older brother, Andy enjoys playing soccer and the piano.